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by Firecatto21
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: How many workers should I have?
Replies: 1
Views: 26

How many workers should I have?

How many workers should I have before I introduce them to my hyrbrid nest?

Species: lasius niger
12 workers, 4 brood, 1 queen
by Firecatto21
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Is this a good setup?
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Is this a good setup?

Nevermind, she went into the tube
by Firecatto21
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Is this a good setup?
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Is this a good setup?

I've done that, but the ant queen would rather nest in the mini outworld (exposed)
than in a dark testube connected to it
by Firecatto21
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Is this a good setup?
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Is this a good setup?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JWmBV6Dzyp6yZFaaY61hme8OTR5Fpnwm/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nbXLBThLjiQlCQaRwB7nHTgda5OpmkoN/view?usp=sharing
There are around 10 ants in the hybrid nest, the species is lasius niger. In the mini outworld there is honey
by Firecatto21
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?
Replies: 3
Views: 60

After my queen has her first workers, can she be disturbed more?

PLEASE READ

When an ant queen is collected it is crucial to not disturb her much, but once she has her first workers; can she be disturbed more?
by Firecatto21
Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Sand or compost soil?
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Sand or compost soil?

In my lasius niger outworld should I cover the ground with compost soil or sand?
by Firecatto21
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: [Help fast] Should I remove honey from my ant queen if she is not eating it?
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: [Help fast] Should I remove honey from my ant queen if she is not eating it?

I caught her during last summer. She started laying egg but would eat them. She then hibernated and now it about time she stops
by Firecatto21
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Ant Care and Ant Keeping
Topic: [Help fast] Should I remove honey from my ant queen if she is not eating it?
Replies: 6
Views: 164

[Help fast] Should I remove honey from my ant queen if she is not eating it?

I have an ant queen in a test tube connected to an AC test tube portal. Last autumn she didn't get any eggs to grow because she was being disturbed so I guess that she is hungry now (lasius niger queen). In the test tube portal I placed honey, that she is unfortunatly not interested in. I heard hone...